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Why Spend Your Honeymoon on Safari

Why Spend Your Honeymoon on Safari

Nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of South Africa's malaria-free Garden Route lies the captivating Kariega Game Reserve. Spanning over 11,500 hectares of unspoiled Eastern Cape wilderness, this renowned reserve is a paradise for those looking to experience unforgettable encounters with Africa's iconic wildlife while honeymooning.

Whether you're yearning for intimate moments with nature and your partner, personalised service that caters to your every need, or the panoramic vistas that sweep across the Eastern Cape’s plains and majestic hills, Kariega delivers an immersive safari experience perfectly crafted for honeymooners. From thrilling game drives to tranquil moments spent gazing at the star-studded African sky, every moment is an opportunity to create cherished memories together.

If that’s not enough reason to make this your honeymoon destination, here are a few reasons Kariega Game Reserve should be on your honeymoon bucket list:

An Unforgettably Wild Experience

Kariega Game Reserve sets the stage for an unparalleled honeymoon experience. This haven of natural beauty is the ideal location for newlyweds ready to embark on a journey of discovery and romance. Here, amidst the untamed landscape, you'll encounter Africa's magnificent creatures, including excellent sightings of the Big Five - lion, elephant, buffalo and rhino in particular. Whether big or small, your knowledgeable guide is always ready to stop and share some fascinating facts about the animals you spot while out on safari.

Couples have the opportunity to witness these majestic animals in their natural habitat, providing an unforgettable safari adventure. Let the remarkable biodiversity and visual splendour of Kariega create the perfect backdrop for a safari adventure that’s filled with romance and magic.

Why Spend Your Honeymoon on Safari

Romance with World-Class Lodges

Amidst the breathtaking landscape, you’ll find a range of safari lodges designed to meet the needs of our guests. Immerse yourself in the heart of the surrounding wilderness while embracing romance and warmth with Ukhozi Lodge - a four-star luxury lodge perfect for honeymooners.

Experience romance at Settlers Drift , our five-star lodge offering nine spacious tented suites blending seamlessly with the wilderness. Perfect for honeymooners and couples celebrating special occasions, each suite boasts private decks overlooking the Bushman’s River, promising intimate moments amidst nature's beauty.

Nestled along the tranquil banks of the Bushmans River is River Lodge . It provides ten exquisite thatched suites, offering the perfect spot for couples to unwind while enjoying the beauty of nature. Each suite is meticulously designed to offer a seamless fusion of comfort and elegance, promising a restful retreat after exhilarating days of safari adventures.

Why Spend Your Honeymoon on Safari

Enjoy a Little Bit of Everything

Imagine the romance of drifting down the tranquil waters of the Kariega and the Bushman’s Rivers, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African wilderness. Indulge in intimate moments as you glide past majestic elephants bathing at the riverbanks or witness graceful giraffes feeding on the banks. Kariega Game Reserve offers magical boat cruises along these two pristine rivers, allowing you to enjoy quiet moments or thrilling encounters with wildlife. A trip to the picturesque beaches of Kenton-on-Sea is also possible from River Lodge.

But don’t forget, a safari honeymoon is never complete without hopping aboard one of our safari vehicles for an up-close encounter with Africa’s famous inhabitants. Begin your day by grabbing your camera to snap iconic animals and soak in the breathtaking scenery. Before the sunsets, lace up your boots for a guided bush walk with one of our knowledgeable guides, and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and scents of the Eastern Cape’s wilderness. Whether you’re gazing at a herd of elephants from one of our open-air vehicles or spotting birdlife while meandering through the bush on foot, each moment promises unforgettable memories.

Embrace a Tranquil Escape

Begin your journey into the bush with the harmonious songs of birds as your soundtrack. A honeymoon safari at Kariega offers the ultimate escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing you to reconnect with each other amidst the serenity of nature. Whether you're setting out on a sunrise game drive or lounging on the deck of our cosy safari accommodations, every moment invites you to slow down, unwind, and savour the present.

A safari honeymoon at Kariega is a safari with a purpose. We believe in mindful travel and sustainable conservation practices, encouraging our guests to immerse themselves fully in the natural world. Every guest who enjoys a safari at Kariega or stays at one of our incredible lodges becomes our conservation and community partner via the Kariega Foundation, helping us complete diverse projects that uplift local communities and encourage conservation.

Why Spend Your Honeymoon on Safari

Book Your Kariega Safari Experience Now

With breathtaking landscapes setting the scene, abundant wildlife as your companions, and luxurious accommodations ensuring every moment is one to cherish, Kariega Private Game Reserve promises an unparalleled safari experience perfect for honeymooners.

Why not discover your own reason to fall in love with Kariega Game Reserve by booking your stay today? Let the magic of the wilderness be the backdrop to your unforgettable honeymoon experience.